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is to wash your happened-- wash your hands. reporting live janine de la vega. >>> vice president joe biden continues his gun violence meetings. this time he will meet with members of congress. tomorrow vice president will give president obama his recommendations for new gun control policies. coming up at 5:15 the national rifle association predicts how congress would vote on an assault weapons ban. >>> one month after the newtown, connecticut school shooting people there are now talking about what should be done with santa hook elementary school. at a meeting yesterday there were differing opinions on whether students and staff should ever go back to the building where a gunman killed 20 first graders and six teachers. some say the school should be torn down, replaced with a memorial to honor those that were killed december 14th. >> knock that school down and make it sacred ground. memorial to all the people that were destroyed that day. >> knocking down the school would be knocking down the memories of all the children that went there. >> this coming friday there will be another meeting a
that is coming up in our next half hour. >>> also this morning at the white house vice president joe biden continues his gun violence meetings. this time hearing from members of congress. tomorrow the vice president will give president obama his recommendations for new gun control policies. coming up the national rifle association predicts how congress would vote on an assault weapons ban. >>> it was a busy weekend at bay area hospitals with people reporting flu like symptoms. >> reporter: people are encouraged to get a flu shot. here at kizer santa clara it was very busy with people in the emergency room being treated for flu and respiratory virus. to the rest of the country has been hit hard. the latest state to declare a public -- valley medical center is not reporting an uptake of cases yesterday yet. but doctors are urging people not to be complacent. we asked people this morning if they had gotten the vaccine. >> i had my concern. i had a flu shot last year. and -- one and only time i did have it, it was pretty bad. >> health experts expect more people to come down with fever aches a
president joe biden is expected to present his plan to prevent more massacres on tuchlzesday. but i want to put up remarkable numbers them. nra contributed $20 million to federal campaigns last year. $20 million and gun control groups gave $4,000. and, 50% of the members of the new congress, more than half have an a-rating from the nra. given all of that, how do you and other groups that feel as you do, hope to take on the gun lobby in practical terms? how do you match their money and clout on capitol hill. >> look, the nra spent a lot of money on the elections last cycle and didn't have a lot to show for it, especially if you look at the senate and a lot of their candidates lost and, we're looking at return on investment, they had a very low return on investment. but, of course the nra is a very strong lobby and, i think the issue here is, who is going to represent the voices of the american people in this debate? we are talking about things that seem like common sense to the american people and they understand we need to protect people's rights to own a gun in their own home an protect
. >> reporter: president obama is reviewing a list of proposals from joe biden about how to reduce gun violence. the two met earlier today to go over the vice president's recommendations over how to tighten tougher gun laws. among the proposals under consideration are a ban on assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. here in the bay area gun buy back is scheduled for tomorrow in marin city. the event offers gun owners $200 to turn in their semi automat weapons. and $100 for other guns. the guns can be brought to police stations in novato, san rafael, and point rays from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. guns will be accepted from residents of marin, sonoma, san francisco and contra costa counties. >>> santa cruz police are searching for a man who groped a 12-year-old girl. here is a police sketch of thiasus protect. the girl was attacked on friday as she walked home from school on watt null avenue. the suspected is described as latino in his 20s about six feet tall. more than 250 pounds and wearing wire rim glasses. marin city man is accused of rape is behind bars today. jovan jones sexually a
. newtown city leaders say they hope to make a decision by the spring. >>> joe biden continues his gun violence meetings. this time getting input from members of the house of representatives. he is scheduled to meet with the lawmakers at 8:00 this morning our time. that follows meetings of gun owners and representatives of the entertainment industry. he will give president obama his recommendations for new gun policies by tomorrow. >>> meantime crowds flocked to daly city over the weekend. coming up the popular item at the cross roads of the west gun show and local event tomorrow offering money in exchange for firearms. >>> we are learning u.s. troops assisted in an attempt to rescue -- president obama says u.s. forces provided limited technical support. on friday french troops launched an assault on a compound. a french soldier was killed in the attack and they believe the hostage was killed by its captors. >>> pg&e is defending its pipeline testing. pg&e's lawyer aaccidents the program measured up to gas industry stap cards. the claim is reportedly part of the effort to minimize the
, vice president joe biden continues his gun violence meetings. this time he'll be meeting with members of congress. tomorrow the vice president will give president obama his recommendations for new gun control policies. coming up for you at 7:15, the national rifle association makes a prediction of how congress would vote on an assault weapons ban. >>> also new this morning, president obama will hold his first news conference of the new year at 8:15 this morning. among the issues the president is expected to deal with, looming fiscal fights with congress and his efforts to control guns. we'll listen in on some of the president's remarks live once he begins to speak. >>> 7:06. large ships could soon face new restrictions when sailing under the bay bridge. this comes after an empty oil tanker hit a tower of bridge last week. officials say there was limited visibility due to fog when the tanker collided with the fender of the tower causing up to $4 million in damage. the harbor safety committee is now revisiting guide lines about sailing in fog which exempts the bay bridge and golden gate
an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> reporter: vice president joe biden met with several stake holders in the gun debate last week. he's expected to make recommendations to the president on how to reduce gun violence by tuesday. in the meantime, one senator is calling on stores that sell firearms to take the first step. >> i'm urging our country's major gun retailers, like wal- mart and sports authority, to suspend sales of modern assault- style weapons until congress is able to fully consider and vote on legislation to curb gun violence. >> reporter: but while solutions are discussed in washington, the police investigation into the tragedy at sandy hook has not been concluded and newtown is still grieving. >> this is going to take a long time, even after that report comes out for this community to recover. >> reporter: april williams, ktvu channel 2news. >>> the mayor of a massachusetts town is launching a buyback, not of guns, but of violent video games. >> we know that if they were to take away all these things, it would still be bad people doing bad things. but in our small
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